When Words Collide is a festival for readers, writers,
artists and publishers of commercial and literary fiction, including
genre, YA, children's books, and poetry. Would you like to know more?
70 days until the
next price increase
Registration is 24.9% full
tickets for sale
The current adult passholder rate is $45 CAD. Prices will increase on January 1, 2019.
You can register online, use our registration form or, in
Calgary, stop in at The Sentry Box at 1835 - 10th Avenue SW to purchase your pass.
If we are sold out in advance, passes will not be available at the door.
News and Notes
When Words Collide,
c/o The Sentry Box,
1835 - 10th Avenue SW,
T3C 0K2, Canada.
Festival Master Classes
When Words Collide is pleased to announce its festival master class series! We asked this year's festival guests (and some returning past guests) if they would be willing to come to the festival a couple of
days early and host intensive master classes on various topics. To our
delight, most said yes!
These master classes have limited seating and are available on a
first-come first serve basis, so act fast if you wish to attend one of
For those writers looking for an intimate, hands-on master class
experience with our festival guests, this is your opportunity.
Master class details for 2019 are not yet available. Please check back later.